They are the stuff of legend, popularized in movies and television and described in detail in fantasy literature. For thousands of years, humankind has believed in mythical creatures, from dragons and cyclops, to vampires and sea monsters. Where did the stories of these fabled beasts come? Science Channel will reveal the origin stories of popular monster mysteries, in Mythical Beasts.
Each episode will look at the history, archaeology and truths behind legendary creatures. Scientists dig up elephant skeletons to investigate how they inspired the myths about the Cyclops. They hunt through old maritime logs to see why people believed the mighty Kraken was to blame for sinking ships, follow clues to the island of Crete where the menacing Grecian Minotaur was said to have lived, and unravel why the Chinese feared that dragons lived among them.
A series exploring the history, archaeology and truths behind legendary creatures such as vampires, cyclops, sea monsters, and dragons.
Series Premiere: October 14, 2018 Classification: Documentary Genre: Documentary Network: Science Airs: Sunday at 10:00 pm Runtime: 60 Minutes
MYTHICAL BEASTS - Season 1 -- 10 Episodes
1x1 -- Oct 14, 2018 -- The Dragon's Inferno 1x2 -- Oct 21, 2018 -- The Kraken Awakens 1x3 -- Oct 28, 2018 -- Curse of the Vampire 1x4 -- Nov 04, 2018 -- Revenge of the Cyclops 1x5 -- Nov 11, 2018 -- Blood of the Snake God 1x6 -- Nov 18, 2018 -- Wrath of the Minotaur 1x7 -- Nov 25, 2018 -- Dark Secrets of the Sphinx 1x8 -- Dec 02, 2018 -- Demons of the Devil 1x9 -- Dec 09, 2018 -- Call of the Werewolf 1x10 -- Dec 16, 2018 -- Hunting the Loch Ness Monster